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Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
Landmark motel in River Falls finally goes away
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
September 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Flash flood warnings, watches in effect; DOT proposes voter-only IDs; eight more state news stories
Wisconsin was hit with another round of heavy thunderstorms overnight, with more forecast for Wednesday. Up to 2 inches of rain fell north of La Crosse, prompting a flash flood warning until 8:30 a.m. in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties. The National Weather Service has flash flood...
September 21, 2016 - 10:17am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 19, 2016
Fire damages home in Ellsworth Township
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH — Fire damaged a home on 610th Street in Ellsworth Township Sunday night, Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the blaze. According...
September 19, 2016 - 1:14pm
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers say driver of wrecked semi was drunk, rig was loaded with wine; Walker plays role of Democrat; 10 more state news stories
A Grantsburg man who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing a semi-trailer loaded with wine near Eau Claire. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 35-year-old David A. Johnson was booked into Eau Claire County Jail...
September 19, 2016 - 9:00am
September 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker takes no stance on investigation into John Doe leaks; aid sought for western Wis. flood damage; nine more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says he has no opinion on whether the state should investigate leaks of secret John Doe testimony alleging pay to play against Republicans. Walker held four news conferences around the state Thursday to promote a new transportation budget. And he was quizzed about...
September 16, 2016 - 9:40am
September 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State considers looking for source of Walker John Doe leak; shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general and at least one GOP lawmaker want to find out how secret John Doe testimony was leaked, hinting at "pay to play" in state politics. The Justice Department says it's looking at options to address legal questions raised by the leak...
September 15, 2016 - 9:31am
September 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Gas pump 'skimmer' discoveries prompt investigations; state's uninsured number shrinks; eight more state news stories
MADISON – State officials say about 15 credit and debit card skimming devices have been found on gas pumps around Wisconsin since the start of August. And the Wisconsin State Journal says the FBI and IRS have investigated pumps at several Madison area gas stations -- but no arrests...
September 14, 2016 - 9:59am
September 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State aims for small-town entrepreneurship; prosecution seeks to keep Dassey behind bars; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's job creation agency says a new grant program will boost entrepreneurship throughout the state, especially in small to medium sized places. The state's Economic Development Corporation has announced a pilot program to give grants to nonprofit groups and communities...
September 12, 2016 - 10:02am
August 30, 2016
Pierce food pantry has a new home
ELLSWORTH -- The Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County signed a three-year lease on a new Ellsworth food pantry location, which will open...
August 30, 2016 - 2:43pm
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
MADISON – A new report says many of Wisconsin's small towns still feel the effects of the Great Recession. With an older population and more people moving to bigger cities, the state Taxpayers Alliance says half the places with fewer than 1,000 residents have yet to see any major...
August 26, 2016 - 8:38am
August 25, 2016
UPDATE: Fire destroys pole shed at horse stable
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A pole shed was deemed a total loss after a fire broke out at Hidden Hills Stable Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. Ellsworth...
August 25, 2016 - 11:14am
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, there are more people in the Eau Claire County jail because of methamphetamine than drunk driving. WQOW- TV says the percentage of the Eau Claire jail's bed days for OWI dropped from 29-percent to 14-percent during the past five years -- while methamphetamine...
August 25, 2016 - 9:56am
August 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Officials say there were no real delays after an equipment issue was resolved at the new bridge being built across the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Reports indicated that contractors Lunda and Ames brought in a jack that was too big -- and...
August 24, 2016 - 11:06am
August 23, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- The Federal Aviation Administration has confiscated a drone spotted above the north scoreboard at Lambeau Field during last week's Packer exhibition win against Oakland. Green Bay police commander Paul Ebel says a nearby party house flew the drone, and the person running...
August 23, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation's busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year --- and that's 33-percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin...
August 22, 2016 - 8:39am